Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

There’s less than three more crafting weeks until Halloween, and plenty going on to inspire your fantastical and ghoulish outfits! Fan Expo is this weekend with cosplay inspiration, there’s a Guo Pei couture garment show at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Cirque du Soleil is in town, and  there are several new spooky events and shows to add to your October calendar.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

The Darlings Take Immersive Drag Theatre to Artistic Heights

Photo by Samuel Olsen

By Kendell Yan

Provocative! Haunting! Dreamy! Experience the live event critics are calling a phantasmagorical romp through the psyche! On October 25th witness the terrifically terrifying drag quartet, The Darlings, in a conceptually indulgent drag show sprung from the minds of four peculiar genderflux individuals.

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The Darlings Take Immersive Drag Theatre to Artistic Heights

Reflections Art Show in Coal Harbour Explores Vulnerability and Gender

Photo by Chris Reed

By Kendell Yan

A group art exhibition titled Reflections is opening up at the Foster Eastman Gallery in Coal Harbour showcasing the work of four multidisciplinary artists. The artists each explore representations of the male form, and serve as a dialogue between the artists, their subjects, and the viewers so that they may see a reflection of themselves in the work.

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Reflections Art Show in Coal Harbour Explores Vulnerability and Gender

LUSH Gorilla Perfume Presents: Gorilla Gallery Vol IV in Vancouver

With the long-awaited launch of LUSH Gorilla Perfume IV, comes the return of the Gorilla Gallery.

At Gorilla, they’ve always said that Perfume is Art, and have always been passionate about exploring art in all its forms. That’s why every time they release a new collection of perfumes they create an interactive exhibition, where each one becomes its very own installation. Guests are allowed to truly immerse themselves in the scents and experience the stories that inspired them.

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LUSH Gorilla Perfume Presents: Gorilla Gallery Vol IV in Vancouver

10 Tattoo Artists Worth Travelling to Vancouver for

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Pack your bags, book your tickets, and make your way to Vancouver for a permanent souvenir. Vancouver is home to some of the most talented tattoo artists in the industry, who are definitely worth travelling to the city for. From traditional American to contemporary tattoo styles, you’ll find an artist who will blow you away with their one-of-a-kind work. Your body is a canvas so, why not invest in an original piece of artwork from Vancity’s best?

Whether you’re adding to your existing collection of ink or getting your first piece, we promise these 10 artists are worth the trip.
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10 Tattoo Artists Worth Travelling to Vancouver for

Vancouver’s Alleys are More Awesome Now!

Photo: Lenée Son/Inside Vancouver

As part of its More Awesome Now project, the Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, HCMA Architecture + Design and the City of Vancouver have come together to transform several drab laneways into vibrant, engaging, accessible urban parks. Featuring basketball hoops, a foosball court, and hopscotch, More Awesome Now encourages people to BYOB (bring your own ball), have fun, and make new social connections.

The first Awesome public lane is located south of West Hastings between Seymour and Granville. Check out the photo essay below to see what I’m talking about.

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Vancouver’s Alleys are More Awesome Now!

Kids In Vancouver: Take A Walking Photo Tour Of Olympic Village

Olympic Village Birds | Photo: Elsbro (Flickr)

Olympic Village Birds | Photo: Elsbro (Flickr)

Olympic Village is one of the most picturesque spots in Vancouver, featuring sweeping views of Science World, BC Place, and the downtown Vancouver skyline. While the waterfront community is the perfect spot to grab some lunch, stroll along the seawall, and snap photos of the landscape, it is also a great place to have a little photo walk fun with kids!

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Kids In Vancouver: Take A Walking Photo Tour Of Olympic Village